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in connecticut. ktvu's john sasaki just arrived there tonight. we'll be joining him live at 10:45. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >>> new at 10:00, a memorial to remember a concord man killed while ridding his skateboard a week ago. a candlelight vigil was held on monument boulevard and henderson road. hickerson was riding on the crosswalk when he was hit by an suv last friday afternoon. >> he was a person that if you knew him you would immediately want to hang out with him a lot more. and i know that everyone here is going to miss him. >> re
continues after the break. we'll talk to our john sasaki who is now there in a live report. >>> plus talking to your kids about tragedy. what you need to figure out first. >> chief meteorologist bill martin is working on our complete bay area forecast. he's back with when we could see more wet weather. >> [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >>> continuing coverage now of the shooting in connecticut with photos taken today at sandy hook elementary. here we have a picture to show you i believe it's of a woman here on the phone she's reportedly trying to find information about her sister who's a teacher at the school. in this next photograph i expect to show you a young girl who is seen comforting a little boy just outside the school. she's putting her arms around him. this man behind officers was grieving. this final picture shows you th
from a parent, and what was happening at other area schools. live in newton, connecticut, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> another victim of the shooting was laid to rest today. >> friends, family and law enforcement officers gathered to mourn the little boy in connecticut. a rabbi called it a touching ceremony, people came together in solidarity to say good-bye. he was celebrateds a -- celebrated as a pure innocent child. he will be sorely missed. >> his brother said he could have been anything if he lived and grown old. >> at schools all over the bay area they had to talk about the massacre. ktvu's david stevenson is in san francisco tonight and tells us how they handled it there. david? >> reporter: frank, parents and the school district worked to explain the massacre to young students here while also working to prevent a similar event from happening here. >> reporter: as newton, connecticut laid to rest some of the children, san francisco worked to reassure children and others. >> it is a sheltering. >> reporter: she says her group sent parents information on how to talk to ki
. john sasaki is at the grand hyatt where city supervisors joined workers. >> this is the newly renovated grand hyatt hotel. but the new look could not cover up a long time dispute between the hotel and its workers. outside, protesters shouted someone like me. >> we need someone on the board besides all these rich people. >> so it's one for them and the board of director they will know how hard these people work. >> reporter: this hotel has been overgoing a renovation now it's a matter of nailing down a contract with workers. >> we have not gotten a raise in three years. everything is going up, the gas, rent, food everything is going up but our paychecks. >> we wanted to convince them to come back to the table and allow us to give their employees. >> the workers in nonunion hotels. >> there are signs outside that shows the grand hyatt was voted the best place to work. david campos played off that statement. >> if you are the ceo it's probably the best place to work, but if you're one of those workers you have to work 170 years to get what the ceo makes in one year. >> reporter: live in sa
them from the gunfire. we have team coverage. we begin with john sasaki. >> this community is bustling on a saturday night but with heavy hearts. that's how it's been all day. >> it felt so unreal. to think that those poor childre something like this coming. and those parents who now have to live without their children. it's too much. >> reporter: beyond the schoolh is so profoundly impacted, some people nearby also witnessed the devastation. >> we came around the corner of the fire house, two little boys, one screaming hysterically, and the other one telling him "stop, stop." >> reporter: she says this tragedy would forever change her fond memories of being a student at sandy hook elementary. >> i remember the school as a happy harmonious, safe place and it's been taken away. >> reporter: help as been pouring in to the area from across the state, including from hartford where crisis responders know violence all too well. is >> we want to pour our love in and say this could have been our children. this could have been anybody's children. >> serious mental health issues we have yet to
at that restaurant all the time with her family. at sandy hook, i'm john sasaki, ktvu news. >>> noah posey will be laid to rest tomorrow. his uncle said noah was smart as a whip. noah's twin sister and older sister were in different areas of sandy hook elementary school and survived friday's shooting. >>> the fbi is talking to those closest to adam lanza in an effort to try to piece together what led up to the shooting. federal officials are on the ground interviewing relatives and friends of the lanza family. they are also checking dozens of gun stores and shooting ranges in connecticut. police want to know why lanza's mother kept such high powered rifles and what kind of experience lanza had with her guns. there was a story that someone was impersonating lanza on facebook. police are also investigating that report. >>> lanza had been diagnosed with aspberger's syndrome. a ucla psychologist says there's no clear link between aspberger's and violent behavior. >> there will be no school in newtown and the nation will be reviewing and perhaps revamping security. ktvu's deborah villalon is li
coverage tonight. we begin in connecticut, with ktvu's john sasaki, on how that town is remembering its young victims. >> reporter: it is now 1:00 a.m. it is raining here. and yet there are still people here at the memorial at the base of the sandy hook christmas tree. this memorial has grown exponentially in the last few days. at the memorial, we met some sandy hook firefighters. >> we had a meeting, to talk through what we've seen. this helped. we came away feeling well. >> reporter: he said they are deeply moved by the show of support. >> i think at the end, we'll be stronger and grow as a community. >> reporter: two of the victims, the firefighters tried to help were laid to rest today. hundreds of people came together at the funeral home in newtown to say goodbye to 6- year-old football player, wrestler, and skier, jack pinto. >> it was real sad. >> reporter: flowers are in heavy demand this week for funerals and the many memorials that have popped up around town. this is alice's floorist in nearby bethel. >> you want to be able to help people at a time like this. i feel the flowe
, with ktvu's john sasaki, on how that town is remembering its young victims. >> reporter: it is now 1:00 a.m. it is raining here. and yet there are still people here at the memorial at the base of the sandy hook christmas tree. this memorial has grown exponentially in the last few days. at the memorial, we met some sandy hook firefighters. >> we had a meeting, to talk through what we've seen. this helped. we came away feeling well. >> reporter: he said they are deeply moved by the show of support. >> i think at the end, we'll be stronger and grow as a community. >> reporter: two of the victims, the firefighters tried to help were laid to rest today. hundreds of people came together at the funeral home in newtown to say goodbye to 6- year-old football player, wrestler, and skier, jack pinto. >> it was real sad. >> reporter: flowers are in heavy demand this week for funerals and the many memorials that have popped up around town. this is alice's floorist in nearby bethel. >> you want to be able to help people at a time like this. i feel the flowers do comfort people. but this is so overwhel
. john sasaki shows us some of your options if you haven't finalized your plans. >> reporter: san francisco knows how to celebrate. hundreds of thousands of people always come for the free new year's eve fireworks. americana restaurant has a $150 per person party planned most of it in this see through tent. >> fireworks are directly out in front and it's just a great place to be. >> reporter: at near by boulevard restaurant diners can enjoy a prefixed meal and be given a late night surprise. >> everybody is up for it especially all the young cooks. >> reporter: if you want to celebrate more economically, plenty of less expensive spots like lefty o' doules require no reservation. >> it usually starts early and we have to ask people to leave. there's never a cover, it will be packed. >> reporter: many stores are geared up to sell cases and cases of champane. >> it's the middle of downtown. all the hotels are busy. everybody is having a party somehow. so, we're getting ready. we're excited. >> reporter: of course driving home is always an issue on this night. and the chp says be prep
the corner and san francisco is getting ready for the bay area's big party. john sasaki shows us some of your options if you haven't finalized your plans. >> reporter: san francisco knows how to celebrate. hundreds of thousands of people always come for the free new year's eve fireworks. americana restaurant has a $150 per person party planned most of it in this see through tent. >> fireworks are directly out in front and it's just a great place to be. >> reporter: at near by boulevard restaurant diners can enjoy a prefixed meal and be given a late night surprise. >> everybody is up for it especially all the young cooks. >> reporter: if you want to celebrate more economically, plenty of less expensive spots like lefty o' doules require no reservation. >> it usually starts early and we have to ask people to leave. there's never a cover, it will be packed. >> reporter: many stores are geared up to sell cases and cases of champane. >> it's the middle of downtown. all the hotels are busy. everybody is having a party somehow. so, we're getting ready. we're excited. >> reporter: of course driving h
to sandy hook. live in sandy hook, connecticut i'm john sasaki. >> sandy hook teacher katelyn is being created with helping save the lives of her 14 students. her mother is speaking out about what he did to keep them safe. >> she told all the kids to get in the bathroom. she shut her door. she turned off the lights. she tried to block the bathroom door a little bit. and she just stayed in there and asked them to be quiet. she had to do this to save herself and those kids. >> the 29-year-old teacher did not let anyone out of that bathroom until police slid their badges underneath the door to identify themselves. throughout the newscast we will pay attribute to the lives lost in newton. you will see photos of teachers, staff, and students. lives lost but not forgotten. >> the bay area has opened their hearts for the victims of the newtown. allie rasmus joins us from st. mary's cathedral. >> reporter: that national tragedy will with be a topic of discussion across the bay area. we are outside st. mary's cathedral in san francisco just about five minutes ago they opened the doors for a sma
the horrifying events that took place today. john sasaki is heading to connecticut, he will be reporting live starting tomorrow. >>> reporting news at the peninsula, that's where three people have been killed in a fatal crash. the highway patrol says that about two hours ago a volkswagen swerved and struck a lexus sedan that was parked in the median. news chopper two is doing a good job of showing us the massive back up this accident has caused we know that four lanes have been shut down. that leaves just the far right lane the slow lane for all that traffic to squeeze by. at this point lanes are not expected to reopen until 07 clock. as you can see here traffic there is at a crawl. >>> the images are heartbreaking and hard to ignore but how do you explain to your child what happened in connecticut today? what one child psychologist says all parents need to do first before having that difficult conversation. >>> live storm tracker 2 showing rain out there right now. i'll let you know how that's going to impact the rest of the evening and your bay area weekend. >>> connecticut's governor has b
yesterday. lanza also killed his mother. ktvu john sasaki is live in newtown with more. >> reporter: it's now about noon here in sandy hook, and very, very few people here are affected more, of course, than the people who are involved at the school over there on dickinson, at sandy hook elementary school. the teachers, the faculty, the students, the parents, of course all of those folks devastated, totally devastated. but also very, very powerfully affected are former students, people who live in the area, and just about 20 minutes ago, we talked to someone who is here helping her mother-in-law, who lives just up the street from the fire house, who was a student at sandy hook elementary school back in the sixties, and she also just happened to be here outside the house where her mother-in-law lives in front. and she happened to look over at the fire house when she saw and realized what was going on. she told us about that. >> two little boys, one screaming hysterically, and the other one telling them, stop, stop running, stop, stop! and then the police went up that driveway and within a
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